Papers of Sir Hamilton Gibb

Scope and Content

The working papers, lectures and notebooks of Sir Hamilton Gibb, Arabic scholar, with a small amount of correspondence, [1925-60].

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Hamilton Gibb (1895-1971), Arabic Scholar. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1980.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.